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Where can I recycle postage stamps?

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When they are still attached to envelopes, used stamps are recycled with paper. They are placed in recycling bins or delivered to local recycling facilities.

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Where can I recycle postage stamps?
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Stamps, used or unused, are also donated to various charity organizations. The charity organizations can be located by conducting an Internet search. Many of the charities sell the stamps to dealers and utilize the proceeds to fund their projects. The stamps are generally sold by weight.

It is also not uncommon for individuals to begin collecting stamps for their own collections. Special-edition stamps and designs from previous years tend to build value as time progresses.

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